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that employers recruit from. and the result might surprise you. jennifer merit is the careers editor for "the wall street journal" and oversaw this particular survey. jennifer, thanks for joining us. tell us what you looked at and what you found. >> well, what we did is we surveyed recruiters from the biggest companies, public, private, non-profit, government organizations and asked them which schools they recruit at and which schools produce the best graduates overall as far as being prepared to work in the companies, succeed, academic prowess, et cetera. so what happened was, the list that we came up with, the top 25 out of the almost 500 companies who responded was primarily made up of state schools. so what we found was that they really liked these graduates who had all this academic preparedness and were well rounded in other ways. >> that leads me to this then. i want to pop this up, all of them except one, which is carnegie melon are publicly funded. tuition at carnegie this year is $42,000, but $15,000 at penn state. >> there's a couple things going on. people can really understand th
show chilling. it shows jennifer hawke-petit scared. withdrawing $15,000 from a bank. she told the teller two men were holding her family hostage. one was waiting for her in the car. the bank teller called police. >> we have a lady who is in our bank right now who says that her husband and children are being held at their house. the people are in a car outside the bank. she is getting $15,000 to bring out to them. that if the police are told, they will kill her children and the husband. >> police went to the house. didn't move in, though, for more than 30 minutes. they watched the house. nothing seemed unusual from the outside. we now, of course, know that inside a nightmare was unfolding. mr. petit was beaten with a baseball bat and tied up in the basement. he survived. his wife was raped and strangled to death. one of his daughters also assaulted and the house lit on fire. both girls apparently died from the smoke. both men are on trial for their lives and face the death penalty. tonight we asked randi kaye to investigate the accused, who they were and how they could have all
the death penalty. we learned about the key moment when jennifer hawke-petit was forced to withdraw $15,000 from her bank account, her family being held hostage at the time at home. a moment that led to this 911 call by a bank teller. >> we have a lady who is in our bank right now, who says that her husband and children are being held at their house. the people are in a car outside the bank. she's getting $15,000 to bring out to them. that if the police are told, they will kill her children and the husband. her name is jennifer petit, p-e-t-i-t. she lives at [ bleep ]. she says they are being very nice. they have their faces covered. she is petrified. >> randi kaye has new details from court today. we finally learned the alleged motive behind this horrific crime. >> we sure did, anderson. chilling details. what we now know after years of waiting is this crime may have taken place because one of the suspects, steven hayes, was, quote, desperate for money. according to a connecticut police detective who interviewed hayes after the murders in july 2007. the detective testified in court tod
of the accused, tell another inmate about the murder of jennifer hawke-petit. >>> and speaking out publicly, calling the pastor a monster, we'll hear what else the accuser has to say. to everyone who wants to go to college and everyone who started college but never finished... to late bloomers... full-time moms... and everyone who is good at something but wants to be great. welcome to kaplan university. the university that's changing the face of education... to undergraduate degrees, graduate degrees... degrees that can give you a leg up... in a tough job market... in any job market... welcome. welcome to kaplan university. call kaplan university now or visit us on-line to take our free learning assessment. in 2008 i quit venture capital to follow my passion for food. i saw a gap in the market for a fresh culinary brand and launched behindtheburner.com. we create and broadcast content and then distribute it across tv, the web, and via mobile. i even use the web to get paid. with acceptpay from american express open, we now invoice advertisers and receive payments digitally. and i get paid o
the murder of jennifer hawke-petit. >>> and speaking out publicly, calling the pastor a monster, we'll hear what else the accuser has to say. sure i'd like to diversify my workforce, i just wish that all of the important information was gathered together in one place. [ printer whirs ] done. ♪ thanks. do you work here? not yet. from tax info to debunking myths, the field guide to evolving your workforce has everything you need. download it now at thinkbeyondthelabel.com. f@@ has everything you need. in 2008 i quit venture capital to follow my passion for food. i saw a gap in the market for a fresh culinary brand and launched behindtheburner.com. we create and broadcast content and then distribute it across tv, the web, and via mobile. i even use the web to get paid. with acceptpay from american express open, we now invoice advertisers and receive payments digitally. and i get paid on average three weeks faster. booming is never looking for a check in the mail. because it's already in my email. >>> crime and punishment tonight, both the prosecution and defense rested their cases today in t
another inmate about the murder of jennifer hawke-petit. >>> and speaking out publicly, calling the pastor a monster, we'll hear what else the accuser has to say. [ male announcer ] some prescription drugs may lead to constipation. fortunately, there's senokot-s tablets. senokot-s for occasional constipation associated with certain medications. find the relief that's right for you and get a $10 rebate at getconstipationrelief.com. to challenge ourselves on the most demanding track in the world. with us, in spirit, was every great car that we'd ever competed with. the bmw m5. and the mercedes-benz e63. for it was their amazing abilities that pushed us to refine, improve and, ultimately, develop the world's fastest production sedan. [ engine revving ] the cts-v, from cadillac. the new standard of the world. >>> crime and punishment tonight, both the prosecution and defense rested their cases today in the connecticut home invasion/murder trial but not before the jury heard more tell. steven hayes is auz cooed of murdering jennifer hawke-petit and her two daughters in 2007. a prison guard test
in connecticut. steven hayes is on trial, one of two men accused of murdering of jennifer hawke-petit and her two daughters in 2007. a lawyer for the next suspect, joshua komisarjevsky held a news conference to correct what he called a misimpression of the petit family. he said the youngest daughter had not been raped but was sexually assaulted. more on that later. you recall the video of jennifer hawke-petit withdrawing $15,000 from a bank at the demand of her captors just before her murder. police testified hayes took her to the bank while his accused accomplice held the family hostage. hawk thought it would buy her freedom. it was not to be. yesterday authorities released video from a gas station where one of the suspects allegedly purchased $10 worth of gas that would be used to burn down the petit's home. when she got back from withdrawing money from the bank, jennifer hawke-petit was sexually assaulted and strangled. her daughters who were tied to beds and died in the fire that was then set. dr. william petit was seriously injured but survived the attack. there's been testimony from police
. there's a question about that. are two incomes always better than one? jennifer is ce of the family financial network. let me start out. it seems like a no brainer. you need more money, get two jobs. that's good. is it always good? >> it does seem like a no brainer. for many families it does make sense. at a time when there is so much insecurity about jobs and concerns of health care benefits. a lot of families use a second income to maybe save for a specific goal, like college or maybe even financing a business. >> there a lot of hidden costs with a second income. if you're not making enough, it can be a problem. >> you're right. that's the issue. becoming the victim of the dual income trap if you will. let's say the second person earns $50,000 in income. you have $10,000 to $15,000 going to taxes. that leads you with $35,000. we have clothing cost. we have transportation. maybe a car to get to our job. maybe we've got child care expenses. if you take those combined, they can easily come up to $15,000. that with wittle the net pay down to $20,000. then, of course, maybe you're thin
in a desperate attempt to save her family. this newly released bank surveillance video shows jennifer hawke-petit with drawing $15,000 from her bank in this small town of cheshire, connecticut. it was a monday morning july 23rd, 2007. about three miles away, something awful, something truly sinister was happening inside her home. her husband william was bound and gagged. and along with her two daughters haley and milkala was held hodge. she hoped the money would be enough for the two men who broke into their home the night before to save their lives. she reaches out but has to be discreet because one of the two alleged kidnappers was just outside. the bank manager quietly calls 911. 9:21, cheshire police learned of the hodge situation. >> we have a lady who is in our bank right now who says that her husband and children are being held at their house. the people are in a car outside the bank. she is getting $15,000, that if the police are told they will kill the children and the husband. she is petrified. >> reporter: minutes later she leaves the bank with the ransom money. >> they told her
that this works. this is christina and jonathan's older sister, jennifer. she went to school online from the fifth grade through high school. now she's here at ufc. you feel as though online education works. why? >> i think the structure of the school is more similar to college than a regular school. i attended lecture once a week and the readings were up to me. i'm really well acclimated to college already. >> reporter: jennifer was the valedictorian of her online graduating class of 450 students. kids she met for the first time at his graduation ceremony. give us something you think you did miss out on, though in. >> i really did miss out on the traditional social aspect of high school, like running to classes, eating lunch in the cafeteria and just the interaction between people on a day-to-day basis. >> reporter: a study released last year by the department of education concluded online learning is as effective as learning in a traditional classroom setting, at least in terms of academics. the formula for success online is the same as it is in class. students need to work hard, have lots of su
to save her family. this newly-released bank surveillance video shows jennifer hawke-petit, 9:17 a.m., withdrawing $15,000 from her bank in the small town of cheshire, connecticut. it was monday morning, july 23rd, 2007. about three miles away, something awful, something truly sinister was happening inside her home. her husband, william, was bound and gagged, and along with her two daughters, haley and michaela, was being held hostage. their mom hoped the $15,000 would be enough to convince the two men who allegedly broke in her home the night before, to spare her family's lives. at the bank she reaches out for help but has to be discrete because one of the two alleged kidnappers was just outside. the bank manager quietly calls 911. 9:21 a.m., police first learn of the home invasion and hostage situation. >> we have a lady who is in our bank right now who says that her husband and children are being held at their house. the people are in a car outside the bank. she is getting $15,000, that if the police are told they will kill her children and the husband. she is petrified. >> repo
reporter sergeo campos thank you so much for sharing your iwitness story there. we appreciate it. >>> jennifer delgado has been taking a look at the weather conditions in the area. just extraordinary when you look at these pictures. it is comforting to know there is some form of containment here. the weather conditions are not helping. >> the weather could are be better. everyone's wondering where is san bruno. it's toward the south of san francisco many as i show you on google earth, it's going to point out to you, this area very heavily populated. as i zoom in more, here's the area we're talking about, san bruno. very populated. we're dealing with the wind coming out of the west, that is that onshore flow. it's bringing in a lot of moisture. you can see where it's located. as i show you on our current conditions, right now we're dealing with the relative humidity right about 75% humidity. that's helping provide a little moisture in the air. the winds are strong for this hour, sustained at 27 kilometers and we still could see some gusts. through the night as well as through tomorrow afternoon
not remember events correctly and miscommunicated others. jennifer duffy says this about o'donnell's problems. >> the tea party came out of nowhere and there is no organization and no hierarchy, so they are backing candidates that they never vetted. >> reporter: but what about any lasting damage? i asked cn senior political editor mark preston. do these problems hurt them at the polls right now? >> look at each race separately. in illinois, the fact that mark kirk acknowledged the flubs months ago show he has gotten over it and that is a tight race and not hurting him. move up to connecticut the reason that linda mcmahon is moving up on bloomenthal is not because of the vietnam record, but because she is a successful businesswoman. and in delaware, many people don't think she is a good candidate whether she has misstated her history and past. >> reporter: questions about backgrounds are not restricted to candidates themselves. in new york, carl pal dino gubernatorial campaign is dealing with a report in "the new york times" that four of the campaign aides were either accused of financial misc
talked with jennifer openshaw, the ceo of the family financial network. she said sometimes, one income is the way to go, but you have to do the math first. >> let's take a look at this example. let's say the second person earns $50,000 in income. but you have maybe $10,000 to $15,000 in taxes. that leaves with you $35,000. but then let's not forget that we've got clothing costs. we've got transportation, maybe a car to get to our job. maybe we've got childcare expenses. if you take those combined, those can easily come to $15,000. and that can whittle that $35,000 net pay down to something like $20,000. and then of course, maybe you're thinking about, gosh, does it make sense to have somebody at home raising my kids versus me? those are some very real questions couples need to ask themselves. >> so this is something where people have to on an individual basis do the math and not make an assumption. i'm guessing, you mentioned some of the obvious costs. for any given family there may be other costs like you have a big yard and you have to hire someone to do the lawn because you're worki
to burn down the victims' house. jennifer hawke-petit and her two daughters were tortured and killed before the fire was set. jurors today heard an expert witness describe photos found in one of the suspect's cell phones taken while the youngest daughter and her mother were sexually assaulted. >>> word tonight from virginia, teresa lewis has been executed. she died by lethal injection. the 41-year-old grandmother was convicted of plotting the 2002 killings of her husband and stepson. asked if she had any last words, lewis said, quote, i just want kathy to know i love her and i'm sorry, referring to kathy cliffton, the daughter of one victim, and the sister of another. her lawyers argue that lewis borderline i.q. allowed her to be manipulated by her co-defendant. >>> today at the u.n., president obama told the general assembly now is the time for israelis and palestinians to work toward a future that includes a palestinian homeland and a secure israel. the president also says the door remains open for talks with iran. however, iranian president mahmoud ahmadinejad suggested the u.s. w
as shocking now as when it all happened more than three years ago. >> reporter: jennifer hawks-petit nervously asking a bank teller for ransom money to save her family. she had no way of knowing she would be dead within an hour. >> we have a lady who is in our bank right now, who says that her husband and children are being held at their house. the people are in the car outside the bank. she's getting $15,000. to bring out to them. if the police are told, they will kill the children and the husband. >> reporter: the 911 call to police was made by the manager inside that bank branch. she told police she saw mrs. petit being driven away by someone else going in that direction. >> she said they've been very nice. and she knows they'll leave after they get the money. >> reporter: suspects joshua and steven hayes did leave. but only police say after allegedly strangling and raping mrs. hawkes-petit and their children. husband michael petit was beaten and tied up in the basement before the house was set on fire. he escaped. the only survivor. nagging questions remain about whether police could have
as shocking now as when it all happened more than three years ago. >> reporter: jennifer hawkspetit, nervously asking a teller to withdraw ransom money to save her family. she had no idea she'd be dead within an hour. an employee calls 911 -- >> reporter: the 911 call to police was made by the manager inside that bank branch. she told police she saw mrs. petit being driven away by someone else going in that direction. >> reporter: suspects did leave but only police say after allegedly strangling and raping mrs. hawks-petit and typing up michaele and hayley. husband michael petit was tied up in the basement before the house was set on fire. nagging questions remain about whether police could have stormed the house and saved the family. >> it is tempting to at least raise questions about the behavior of the police because they were there and didn't enter while the victims were still alive. >> reporter: a radio log shows patrols notified at 9:26 a.m. about 20 minutes later, a call to set up a perimeter before phoning the house. ten more minutes pass and the suspects bolt. the house is on fire. po
recruit from. jennifer, first of all, thanks for joining us. tell us what you looked at and what you found. >> what we did was we surveyed recruiters from the biggest companies, public, private. non-profits, government organizations. we asked them which schools they recruit at and which produce the best graduates overall, as far as being prepared to work in their companies, succeed, academic prowess. what happened was the list we came up with, the top 25 out of the almost 500 companies who responded was primarily made up of state schools. what we found was they really liked these graduates who had all this academic preparredness. >> i want to pop this up, the top ten, so our viewers can take a look at it. all except one are publicly funded. tuition is only about 15,000 at number one ranked penn state. >> first of all, companies now need people who can really understand their business. so you could be brilliant and come in with a great marketing idea, but if you don't know marketing analytic, that company's not going to get as much out of you. say for engineering, if you don't know how to d
. lookingth back on that, tell me first about after jennifer of first born and obviously she was premature and small. but you were very excid, weren't you? >> we thought everything was fine. probably after a wee sarah and i -- she of was in special care turned to the doctor and said, she's not going to live, is she? and he said, no, i don't think so. she's not going live. >> joining us now to talk about piers morgan, his reputation back home and his future at cnn, emily bell, founder of the media guardian section of london's n" "guardian" newspaper, now a director of columbia university's digital journalism program. also in new york, tom leonard, for "the daily mail" and former editor for "the daily telegraph." in washington, media cric for the "baultimore sun" who blog e z on tv. and you know piers morgan from his dayss a tabloid journalist. explain a little bit more about what happened at the "mirror" with those aback to you grab photos and what did that d to -- the abu ghraib photos and what did that to do to his reputation? >> there was already a question mark over his journalistic ju
tame to save her family. this newly released bank surveillance video shows jennifer petit, 9:17 a.m., withdrawing $15,000 from her bank in the small town of cheshire, connecticut. it was a monday morning, july 23rd, 2007. about three miles away, something awful, something truly sinister, was happening inside her home. her husband, william, was bound and gagged. and along with her two daughters, haley and mckayla, was being held hostage. their mom hoped the $15,000 would be enough to convince the two men who allegedly broke into her home the night before to spare her family's lives. at the bank, she reaches out for help, but has to be discreet, because one of the two alleged kidnappers was just outside. the bank manager quietly calls 911. 9:21 a.m. cheshire police first learn of the home invacation, and hostage situation. >> we have a lady who is in our bank right now. who says that her husband and children are being held at their house. the people are in a car outside the bank, she is getting $15,000. that if the police are told, they will kill her children and husband. she is pet
they're doing. >> i couldn't do those moves. hello. jennifer grey did really well. >> made people cry. >> "dirty dancing" come on. the lady can shake it. >> all right. >> we'll shake it to break. [ male announcer ] set down your pencils. step away from the internet. schedule no meetings. hold all your phone calls. for the next hour, there will be no agenda. marie callender's invites you back to lunch, with a new line of fresh recipes. like chicken teriyaki with crisp water chestnuts. it steams to perfection in minutes, giving the fresh flavors and textures of a homemade meal. marie's new steamed meals. it's time to savor. >>> all right. big, big story on capitol hill today. less than two hours from now the senate plans a procedural vote on ending the
minutes. police would soon learn that jennifer hawk pettitte had been strangled. she and one of her daughters sexually assaulted. in chilling testimony, dr. pettitte described how he was beat within a baseball bat and then tied to a pole in the basement. he said the suspects yelled to him, quote, don't worry. it is all going to be over in a couple of minutes and it was. dr. pettitte managed to free himself through a basement door and minutes later the house was on fire. his wife and two daughters dead. hays pleaded not guilty to sexual assault and murder. around 10:00 a.m., the suspects race out of the driveway in the family's suv. as smoke billows from the back of the home, the suspects slam into police cruisers. only then do officers realize the situation was much more urgent than they had thought. randi kaye, cnn, new york. >> breast cancer drug under the microscope as early as today the fda could yank back approval of avastin and some patients say it robs them of the medicine that may have saved their lives. that grew stronger through the crisis. when some lost their way, this c
ka was not invited back. in their place, j.lo, jennifer lopez, steven is steven tyler, lead singer for aerosmith whom we featured a few weeks ago on the show. those are the two we heard most about. they will join randy jackson. there she is. where's tyler? is he there? are we going to see him? trust me, those are your new judges on "american idol." it's a new hour. >>> a start ling new study says extra bucks don't translate into motivation or smarter students. that's going to be an interesting one for us to delve into. >>> plus he leads one of the ggest churches in america. he's been invited to the white house. now a georgia pastor is facing gligss that could forever tarnish his image and topple what he's built. >>> also, she would be the first woman in america to be executed. exerted say she's borderline mentally retarded. >>> an overhaul had contemplated, debated, attempted, didn't work. this president did it. was signed into law by president obama six months ago. today you may have seen the president is talking up provisions of that law, which come into force this week. it's wha
washington post" the boos were the judges' scores for jennifer gray. you decide. >>> more serious political news, paul steinhauser at the bureau there in washington. when's crossing the wires, paul? >> kyra, let's talk about the economy. by far as always the top issue with americans. look at this, a brand new national poll and asked who's more to blame for the economy? more people say democrats than republicans. which party would do a better job fixing the economy? americans by a little bit say, yes, the republicans over the democrats. 47% say republicans in congress would have a better prescription. 41% say democrats. the president today in new mexico talking about the economy and then, kyra, later today the president is going back to school. yep, that's right. he is at the university of wisconsin. you know what the vice president is going to be at the penn state university in pennsylvania. and this is part of a plan for the democratic party to get the top two guys in the white house out the try to entergize the first-time voters in trait. a lot of them younger voters on college campuses a
know it's the news you've been waiting for, jennifer lopez will be one every time new judges on the upcoming season of "american idol." >> yes! my dreams have been answered. >> i know. she signed a deal worth $12 million a month after an initial deal fell apart. we're still waiting to hear who her fellow judges will be, especially now that simon cowell and ellen degeneres have left. >> so is she going to be the mean one now that powell is gone? probably not. she seems like a nice person. >> she does, but what i say is jenny's leave fg the block heading to "american idol" which means, anderson, you're going to have to wait longer for her next musical offering. thank the lord. >> miss paula abdul, i miss the weeping, the rambling, the incoherence, i miss it all. >> the slightly glazed look, whatever your name is. great performance. >> not even sure who was performing. i love it. >> stick with j. lo. i'll get you through this. >> back to the late primary results next, also tonight getting closer, big day in the big bid to rescue the trapped miners in chile. ice 1) we've detected
the new much-anticipated judge lineup. seacrest today announced steven tyler, jennifer lopez, and record executive jimmy iovine will join randy jackson. the group will replace simon cowell, ellen degeneres, and karla diogiardi. wolf blitzer is busy with politics and could not accept the job. >> fun assignment but not equ qualifie qualified. >> people don't know the dance moves and chops you have. >> i do like music, though. >> you do. >>> a major leap of faith for the religious community. why churches are now teaming one the new united neighs. details. >>> and donald trump, revealing new details about the next season of his hit show, "the apprenti apprentice" giving new meaning to the concept of reality tv. more of my big interview with donald trump coming up. high blood pressure or diabetes, you may also have very high triglycerides -- too much fat in the blood. it's a serious medical condition. lovaza, along with diet, effectively lowers very high triglycerides in adults but has not been shown to prevent heart attacks or strokes. lovaza starts with omega-3 fish oil that's then purified
the judges gave those scores to jennifer gray who is really a crowd favorite and derek huff. they got eights when people thought they should have got nines or tens. >> but the speculation was that because sarah palin was in the room that the boos were for her. which was so unbelievably unfair. >> we even said yesterday, it had to be the judges. and there you go. they really wanted to clear that up because it got out there that people were booing for palin. >> you've got to have the raw tape. look at everything in context. then you get the real story. >>> the rock 'n' roll hall of fame. more nominees coming out. did kiss get snubbed again? we'll tell you coming up. 16 minutes after the hour. in 2008 i quit venture capital to follow my passion for food. i saw a gap in the market for a fresh culinary brand and launched behindtheburner.com. we create and broadcast content and then distribute it across tv, the web, and via mobile. i even use the web to get paid. with acceptpay from american express open, we now invoice advertisers and receive payments digitally. and i get paid on average three we
with here in the city. >> reporter: jennifer coffee said habitat is looking for 30 first-time home buyers. she said they won't be able to build unless they have a family. >> needing 30 families means that we're putting some homes on hold a little bit. >> reporter: in order to be eligible for a habitat home families have to meet the qualifications. coffee says the biggest hang-up? families' fear of taking on a mortgage. >> if a person is paying more than $400 in rent, they're throwing their money away. >> reporter: but coffee said a few habitat homes have gone into foreclosure, leaving them vacant. >> there is a mortgage payment that these families have to pay. the average is $350. so if, if they don't pay the $350, then unfortunately they can't stay. >> reporter: habitat said they hope it sends a message to low-income families, if they want a home, now is the time. >> all right. let's get you to the daily briefing. the white house davely briefing. white house spokesman robert gibbs offering comments on hurricane earl. >> we will let you know when that happens. yes, ma'am? >> do you have a
of illinois. joining me now to talk about this is deputy personal finance editor jennifer merritt. she oversaw the research for the "wall street journal." the bottom line here is for that first job, businesses seem to be preferring not the ivy leagues, but others. these are no slouch schools. this is not like, oh, gosh, let's take second best. those are great schools. why, though, this over the ivy leagues? >> for these entry level jobs people are hoping to grow candidates into the company with. and so one of the reasons is they come very academically prepared. they've all had a major. so they've really got the great, deep skills in a subject. and then because they've got to really fend for themselves at these big schools and take advantage of various resources and network and the wide networks. they're also sort of able to come in, hit the ground running, and that well roundedness. >> ivy league graduates are seen as less -- >> they're less technically prepared in a lot of ways. most ivy league schools don't have majors in a traditional sense, don't have a lot of that bread and butter course
't know why but there's cheering after they introduced sarah palin so maybe boo'g the jennifer gray scores. >> a lot of boo'g goes on. if you have a favorite, you boo when they don't get the score. the. >>> florida governor's race considered one of the most hotly contested of the midterm elections and want you to meet the candidates. we interviewed rick scott. a lot of you wrote in and asked us, hey, why don't you talk to the democrat? well, we are. next. sure i'd like to diversify my workforce, i just wish that all of the important information was gathered together in one place. [ printer whirs ] done. ♪ thanks. do you work here? not yet. from tax info to debunking myths, the field guide to evolving your workforce has everything you need. download it now at thinkbeyondthelabel.com. >>> welcome back to the most politics in the morning. race for florida governor considered one of the most hotly contested yesterday we met gop candidate rick scott, millionaire businessman that seemed to come out of nowhere and win the primary. this morning his opponent alex sink joins us, the state's chief
this school opened seven years ago. >> reporter: jennifer deal was one of the teachers let go. >> it's a little emotional so i'm going to do my best here. it made you feel very unappreciated. so it wasn't really fair. >> it's something that i certainly lost a lot of sleep over because i fundamentally believe that the quality of teachers will make the biggest difference in our students' education. so, really, the pressure is on me. if i get this wrong, the turnaround won't work. >> reporter: some critics say that's what's wrong with the federal turnaround solution. the teachers are replaced but the problems persist. it is easy to blame teachers. >> i'm turning over the staff. i'm turning over the school administration. the school has been through this pretty much every year since it opened. i'm not willing to wait for the school to improve. i'm not willing to say this is going to take us ten years. the school has been so underperforming for so long. >> reporter: massive curriculum overhaul is required. he is letting the staff lead the changes. >> i would like one performance play. >>
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